University of Texas at Austin and Shell to Announce New Research Partnership

Sept. 9, 2011

For Planning Purposes Only: Information Embargoed Until Sept. 13

Event: Announcement and signing of new research agreement between Shell and The University of Texas at Austin.

When: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13. Representatives of the media invited.

Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Main Building, Room 212 (MAI 212). A campus map is online.

Background: Marvin Odum, president of Shell International Exploration and Production, will join William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, at the signing and announcement of a new multi-year research agreement between Shell and the university. Odum and Powers will present details of the agreement at the meeting.

For more information, contact: J.B. Bird, University of Texas at Austin, 512-750-3512 (cell), 512 471 4550.